South Burlington, VT, Oct 05, 2012 — Last spring the Air Force announced that Burlington was one of two preferred sites for a fleet of new F-35 fighter jets. The F-35s are a lot louder than the F-16s that currently take off and land from Burlington International Airport.
Many area residents are worried about the noise from the jets and its effect on their property values. Others are glad that the F-35 would guarantee a continued Air Force presence in Burlington. Go to full article
Montpelier, VT, Oct 14, 2011 — Vermont writer Garret Keizer lives in a quiet part of the world, but his new book, The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want, explores the history of noise. He writes that noise equals power, and problems, in the industrialized world. Betsy Kepes has this review. Go to full article
Dec 10, 2002 — If you've ever had the fillings in your teeth loosened by super-amplified music coming out of a nearby car, you'll appreciate commentator Paul Willcott's recent efforts to combat such an assault. Go to full article